Spiced Citrus Pork / Adobo de Chancho II

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 18:16

Serves 6

1 head garlic, peeled
2 tablespoons ground annatto
2 teaspoons ground cumin
Salt and pepper
1 cup white vinegar
3 pounds shoulder of pork, cut into 2-inch cubes
Oil as needed
1/4 cup blood orange juice
1/8 cup lemon juice
1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes

Puree the garlic cloves with the annatto, cumin, salt and pepper to taste, and vinegar. Put the pork pieces into a large bowl and pour the garlic marinade over them, mixing well. Marinate overnight in the refrigerator, covered.


Spicy Peruvian Pork

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 15:04

Serves 4

2 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cubed
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon dried minced onion
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons water

Place pork into a large bowl. In a small bowl, mix together the vinegar, cumin, turmeric, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour over the pork, and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.